The Millennials’ Orchestra: Engaging Younger Symphony Audiences and Donors in the Classical Music Experience

The Millennials’ Orchestra: Engaging Younger Symphony Audiences and Donors in the Classical Music Experience

Guest Post By: Catherine Starek, Graduate Arts Management Student at American University Learn more about Catherine in this emerging arts leader Q&A post (Photo Source) Millennial generation – “Generations, like people, have personalities, and Millennials – the American teens and twenty-somethings (ages 18-29) who are making the passage into adulthood at the start of a … Continue reading

Squaring Off on New Models in the Arts

Squaring Off on New Models in the Arts

(Photo Source) Guest Post By: Kim Cook, Manager at Nonprofit Finance Fund In a recent Huffington Post exchange, Michael Kaiser, President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Adam Huttler, Executive Director of Fractured Atlas squared off on the topic of new business models in the arts.  As a colleague (and I hope … Continue reading

Social Media and Arts Advocacy

Social Media and Arts Advocacy

Guest Post By: Jason McCool, Classical Music Evangelist, Actor, Professor, Musicologist, and Public Speaker “It’s not only music that I feel compelled to share but sunsets and jokes and cracked crab. I mean whatever I enjoy I want others to enjoy – at least one other person, but preferably one thousand… or a million!” –Leonard … Continue reading

Patron Loyalty 101

Patron Loyalty 101

TRANSCRIPT NOW AVAILABLE Guest Post By: Amelia Northrup, Strategic Communications Specialist at TRG Arts Audience development. Usually when you hear this arts industry buzzword, it’s all about finding new audiences—everyone wants to develop a larger audience, right? However, audience development is not only about finding new audiences, but also retaining and deepening the commitment of … Continue reading